Monthly Archives: January 2010

The new Thomas Paul fabric collection is now available!

The new Thomas Paul prints from Duralee are now available for your sprucing needs! You may recognize some of the fabrics from Thomas Paul’s first collection from some of our past projects.  These pieces have been eye-catching favorites! The new collection features some bold silhouettes of floral motifs and graphic prints similar to his last »

Play Match That Sprucette!

We would like to challenge you all to a little game of “Match that Sprucette.” Below you will find six different categories of our things for you to try to guess which item goes with which one of the Sprucettes. Just to make it interesting, the person to send in the most correct answers first »

Sweetheart Party at Spruce!

Come visit with Spruce, Tracy Tenpenny, and Megan Summerville for a night of indulgence! Cocktails and Hey Cupcake will be there for your pleasure. However, the sweetest treat there will be the great discounts! The party will be at the Spruce Studio (6607 North Lamar) on February 10th from 6 pm to 8 pm. Look »

Inspiration Blog…All Things Asian

I find the further I get into decorating my house, the more I am influenced by Asian decorative arts. In the January 2010 issue of Martha Stewart Magazine, the Yin Yu Tang house was featured. This building’s architectural details are what inspire me to bring all things Asian into my home. January 2010 Martha Stewart »

SALE!! 10% Off!!

Spruce is having a 10% off sale for ALL fabric and ALL upholstery projects starting today. Yes, you heard me RIGHT! With Valentine’s Day coming up soon we felt like we should show a little love with a great sale for our great clients. This sale ends March 1st, so come on into the studio. »

So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Adieu

We are pleased to share that the chair dearest to our heart has found a lovely home. The chair that put Spruce on the map has left the building. It is none other than the Constellation Chair. The question, “Can we really do that?!” was said many a time in the early discussions of construction »

History of the Upholder

Over the past few months since Spruce Stories began, I have been racking my brain to find a subject that will inspire my weekly blog write-ups. Before I started Spruce, I was constantly seeking a creative outlet. From crocheting to painting, I could not get enough hands-on projects. Now that I have my fill of »

Hello. My Name Is….

Meredith. Meredith Ellen Carmichael if we are being formal. Carmichael from my dad, Ellen from my grandmother, and Meredith just from me. If you have been into the Spruce studio in the last month you may have already met me. I am the new gal up front! I am the one who will hopefully make »

Home Projects 2010

For the Sprucettes, New Year’s resolutions are often based on sprucing up our own homes and 2010 is no exception! Amanda is reupholstering a Bergere chair for her living room. Tessa has some big plans for our favorite Schumacher fabric and one of her side chairs. And, I have 2 major projects to do. First, »